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“Regulatory Hacking” Startups, Cities & Public Interest Tech 5 October 2018

by | October 5, 2018

CSUD’ Mobility Futures initiative, in coordination with the Technology, Media, and Communications specialization at SIPA, is excited to present a panel discussion around the idea of “regulatory hacking,” or how new ventures disrupt policy along the way to new markets. The moderated discussion will be followed by an audience Q&A. Panelists: Cécile Abramowicz, Deputy General […]

Dr. Jacqueline M. Klopp speaks at the Africa Transport Policy Program in Abuja, July 6, 2018

by | July 21, 2018

Associate Research Scholar Jacqueline Klopp spoke at the Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) annual meeting in Abuja, Nigeria July 2-6, 2018. The meeting on “Africa’s Rapid Urbanization and the Response to Urban Mobility in the Digital Age” brought 230 participants from across Africa to focus on regional integration, road safety and urban mobility. Dr. Klopp […]

Nilda Mesa joins CSUD as Director of Equity, Sustainability and Planning

by | June 8, 2018 | 1 Comment

The Center for Sustainable Urban Development is delighted to welcome Nilda Mesa. As adjunct senior research scientist and director of urban sustainability and equity planning, Professor Mesa will spearhead new sustainability and equity initiatives at CSUD. She is also teaching at the School of International and Public Affairs. She brings extensive experience to CSUD, including […]

CSUD partners with Kenya Alliance of Resident Associations to promote NMT for Nairobi

by | June 8, 2018

With support from the Volvo Research and Education Foundatons, CSUD is partnering with the Kenya Alliance of Resident Associations (KARA) to support initiatives aimed at improving public transport in Kenya. KARA, with support from UNEP, CSUD and FIA Foundation has played a leading role in supporting Nairobi County develop a Non-Motorized Transport (NMT) policy for Nairobi City […]

Free Webinar on August 23: Leveraging Cell Phones and Citizens to Transform Public Transport

by | August 15, 2017

At 10:00 am PDT on August 23rd, Meeting of the Minds will host a live webinar featuring Jackie Klopp from Columbia University & Digital Matatus Project and Henry Ochieng from Kenyan Alliance of Resident Associations. Register here. The rapid spread of cellphones across the globe creates new opportunities to engage citizens to improve public transport […]

CSUD partners with Columbia Global Center and CEDEUS in Santiago in seminar on Equitable and Sustainable Public Urban Transportation

by | July 14, 2017

On June 27, The Santiago Columbia Global Center, in association with Chile’s Center for Sustainable Urban Development (CEDEUS), held a seminar entitled “Promoting Equality through Sustainable Public Transportation“ in the eve of the international two-day conference “Mobilize Santiago”, organized at the country’s capital by the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP). The event brought […]

Dr. Joyce Klein-Rosenthal wins Ford Foundation Fellowship to work on Climate Adaptation and Social Justice

by | May 25, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Joyce Klein-Rosenthal, an Adjunct Associate Research Scholar with the Earth Institute’s Center for Sustainable Urban Development (CSUD), was selected as an awardee in the Ford Foundation 2017 Postdoctoral Fellowship Competition sponsored by the Ford Foundation and administered by the Fellowships Office of the National Academies of Sciences (NAS), Engineering, […]

New “Access, Innovation and the Urban Transportation Transition” Summer Course Offered

by | May 16, 2017

The Center for Sustainable Urban Development, the M.S. in partnership with the M.S. in Sustainability Management program has developed an exciting new inter-disciplinary course entitled Access, Innovation, and the Urban Transportation Transition.  Generous support to develop this new course has also come from the Volvo Research and Education Foundations and the American Assembly. Offered this summer […]

Mobility vs Access: CSUD Director Elliott Sclar Interview with ITDP

by | February 8, 2017

Michael Kodransky Director, Global and U.S. Initiatives at the Institute of Transport and Development Policy recently interviewed CSUD Director Elliott Scar on “Mobility vs Access”. The Interview,  found here, reflects back on the book by Schaeffer and Scar Access for All: Transportation and Urban Growth and the struggle to make access rather than mobility the […]

Open Air Quality Data: A Talk by Dr. Chrisa Hasenkopf 2 Feb 2017

by | February 1, 2017

Please join the Center for Sustainable Urban Development and the Urban and Social Policy Concentration at SIPA for a conversation with Dr. Christa Hasenkopf of Open AIr Quality Community. See the talk abstract and Dr. Hasenkopf’s bio below. Date: Thursday 2 February 2017 Time: 1 pm- 2:30 pm Location: Room 253 Interchurch Building, 475 Riverside Dr. Please note that […]